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There are 6 ways to get from Barcelona to Bordeaux by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  6h 6m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Toulouse-Matabiau Tgv
  2. Take the train from Gare de Toulouse-Matabiau to Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean Bordeaux-St-Jean - Marseille-St-Charles / ...

$113 - $147

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  8h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean 721 / ...

$22 - $120

4 alternative options

Bus ALSA  •  11h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona/Sants to Toulouse
  2. Take the bus from Toulouse to Bordeaux

$43 - $72

Rideshare  •  7h 26m

  1. Take the rideshare from Barcelone to Bordeaux 397.9 miles

$48

Drive  •  5h 54m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Bordeaux 398 miles

$85 - $130

Fly  •  4h 23m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Bordeaux (BOD) BCN - BOD

$38 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Bordeaux is to rideshare which costs 41€ and takes 7h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Bordeaux is to fly which costs 30€ - 150€ and takes 4h 23m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona and arriving at Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean via Gare de Toulouse-Matabiau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 6m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Bordeaux is 444 km. The road distance is 636.7 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Bordeaux without a car is to train which takes 6h 6m and costs 95€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 6h 6m to get from Barcelona to Bordeaux, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Bordeaux bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Barcelona station.

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Barcelona to Bordeaux train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Barcelona Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Bordeaux is to train which takes 6h 6m and costs 95€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19€ - 110€ and takes 8h 55m, you could also fly, which costs 30€ - 150€ and takes 4h 23m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Bordeaux.
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  • Distance: 277.8 miles
  • Duration: 6h 6m

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Bordeaux, France?

You can take a train from Barcelona to Bordeaux via Gare de Toulouse-Matabiau in around 6h 6m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Barcelona to Bordeaux 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 8h 55m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona Sants to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Toulouse-Matabiau to Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Barcelona City Centre to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Barcelona Nord to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Barcelona/Sants to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Toulouse to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Schedules at
isilines.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Barcelone to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
7h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$48
Book at
blablacar.es

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Bordeaux Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Barcelona to Bordeaux bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean station.

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Barcelona to Bordeaux train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Gare de Bordeaux-St-Jean station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Bordeaux is 637 km. It takes approximately 5h 54m to drive from Barcelona to Bordeaux.

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Vueling Airlines and easyJet offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

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Book your Barcelona to Bordeaux bus tickets online with FlixBus, Distribusion and Busbud.

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There are 893+ hotels available in Bordeaux. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Barcelona and Bordeaux. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24m and costs 1€ - 7€.

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